JI 20 years later: Rehabilitated, reintegrated, Political news & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – When the first members of Jemaah Islamiah were arrested and questioned 20 years ago, investigators realized that detention alone would not be enough to combat the radical religious ideology in which members of the JI had been brainwashed. Two leading Islamic scholars – Ustaz Mohd Hasbi Hassan and …

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Northern Lehigh’s memorable state football semi-final brings community together

Times have been tough in recent years as the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted so many people and left communities debating policies. It has been difficult for cities and school districts to come together and be 100 percent together on something. That’s what Northern Lehigh football team and his impressive state …

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Kenya Power bosses announce major reforms to restart utility company

Kenya Power board chairwoman Vivienne Yeda (left) and interim CEO Rosemary Oduor at the company’s 100th annual general meeting in Nairobi. [Courtesy] Kenya Power is on the cusp of a “clean slate” through the overhaul of key processes such as sourcing and asset divestiture as part of ongoing reforms to …

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Pandemic Life Two other work modules open in New Town

Startups looking for affordable office space now have two more options in New Town. Hidco’s first Happy Works work package opened in August, across from Coal Bhavan. On Friday, two more doors opened. One is opposite Eco Park’s Seven Wonders attraction while the second is next to Sankalpa 2, a …

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North Little Rock School District seeks community mentors as violence and loss of learning increase

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – In the North Little Rock School District, data shows an increase in violence and learning losses among its students. The district says positive role models are needed more than ever, as they have seen an increase in behavior problems and a decline in academic performance. …

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Kenya increases uptake and equity of COVID-19 vaccinations

Like many others in Siaya County, western Kenya, Margaret Awino, a member of the Doho Ukwaka Magombe Masat Association (DUMMA) women’s group, feared receiving the COVID-19 vaccine due to negative rumors circulating. in the community. “When the COVID-19 vaccination was introduced, I heard people say it would kill the elderly. …

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World AIDS Day – ABC Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – To p.t. people gathered on the steps of South Carolina State House to raise awareness about HIV in honor of World AIDS Day. DHEC from South Carolina as well as other community organizations have encouraged people to stop the spread of HIV. Often times, HIV stigma …

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When autonomy improves team performance – and when it doesn’t

From GitHub to Google, companies are increasingly adopting policies that allow teams substantial autonomy over both who they work with and what they work on. It can help employees feel more involved in their work, thereby stimulating creativity and innovation, but recent research suggests it’s easy to go too far …

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University community lobbies to support Afghan evacuees – The Williams Record

Students and faculty are pushing for the College to admit students evacuated from the American University of Afghanistan. (Photo courtesy of Inside higher education.) After the Western-backed democratic government in Afghanistan fell to the Taliban last August, many Afghan university students face an uncertain and intimidating future. Some have fled …

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Kick off for Kenya – run for a cause

Tim neale, KWO Ministries November 30, 2021 1of9 Kenya’s 12th Annual Kick-Off, The Race to Save Orphans. Proceeds from this race finance the secondary education fund for KWO ministries Courtesy photoShow moreShow less

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